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  • ARL North Carolina team receives prestigious award

    July 07, 2017

    RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. (June 27, 2017) -- The U.S. Army Research Laboratory's Historically Black Colleges and Universities Partnership in Research Transition team at North Carolina's Agricultural and Technical State University was recently recognized with the Interdisciplinary Team Award for Research Excellence. During the NC A&T's annual Faculty...

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  • Army researcher hopes to make a difference

    July 03, 2017

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. (July 3, 2017) -- The Army Future Studies Group is adding a researcher from the U.S. Army Research Laboratory to its rolls. Dr. Shawn Walsh, a mechanical engineer from the Weapons and Materials Research Directorate, begins a one-year assignment to the group July 5, 2017. The group will conduct "independent, unconventional and...

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  • Senior Army leaders meet with researchers

    June 30, 2017

    DURHAM, N.C. (June 29, 2017) -- Senior Army leaders focused on the strength and safety of future Soldiers through science and technology advances during briefings at the U.S. Army Research Laboratory at Research Triangle Park June 29. The acting Secretary of the Army, Robert M. Speer, and Sergeant Major of the Army Daniel A. Dailey, visited with scientists...

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  • Laboratory celebrates the Army's 242ND birthday with a cake cutting ceremony

    June 29, 2017

    ADELPHI, Md. (June 15, 2017) -- The U.S. Army Research laboratory held a cake-cutting ceremony to celebrate the enduring value of the Army on its 242ND birthday Wednesday, June 14 at the Adelphi Laboratory Center. Cake cutting ceremonies are a traditional during Army birthday observances. Wednesday's celebration, which was also Flag Day, provided the installation...

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  • Human Research and Engineering Directorate welcomes new leadership

    June 28, 2017

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. (June 19, 2017) -- The U.S. Army Research Laboratory recently appointed an acting director of the Human Research and Engineering Directorate following the retirement of Dr. Laurel Allender in late April. John Lockett assumed responsibility for the organization in May. As HRED's new leader he oversees operations at APG, and 20...

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  • Army's virtual reality therapy helps Soldiers combat PTSD

    June 28, 2017

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. (June 26, 2017) -- For Chris Merkle, it was an honor for the former Marine and Army reservist to sign up for three consecutive deployments to Iraq then Afghanistan "so terrorism won't affect my family," he said. But once he came home, he faced war's biggest enemies, and it would take Army scientists to help him beat them. Merkle...

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  • Army Research Office celebrates Army birthday with Raleigh Recruiting Battalion Soldiers

    June 27, 2017

    RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. (June 22, 2017) -- The U.S. Army Research Laboratory's Army Research Office and the Army Contracting Command-Research Triangle Park Division team recently assembled to observe the 242nd Army birthday and Flag Day. Capt. Erica Robinson-Jones, administrative officer, Raleigh Recruiting Battalion, and Sgt. 1st Class Shawn McKenna,...

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  • ARL invention licensed to Montana business helps communities respond to hazardous airborne plumes

    June 26, 2017

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. (June 19, 2017) -- The Local-Rapid Evaluation of Atmospheric Conditions (L-REACĀ®) System, invented by researchers at the U.S. Army Research Laboratory in New Mexico, was licensed to Diamond-B Technology Solutions in Billings, Mont., earlier this month. The system is an automated, 24/7 emergency response decision aid for hazardous...

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  • West Point cadets explore robotics research

    June 23, 2017

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. (June 21, 2017) -- Two West Point cadets spent time learning about military robotics and software programming at the U.S. Army Research Laboratory May 30-June 17. The U.S. Military Academy and ARL collaborate each summer to support the USMA Academic Individual Advanced Development program, which provides cadets with an "opportunity...

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  • Army facility "nets" momentum in drone research

    June 21, 2017

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. (June 20, 2017) -- Racing across the sky, military drones are protected by a massive net spanning nearly the length of two football fields. Army researchers installed about a ton of netting across four 107-foot towers and created a fully enclosed research facility that protects people, resources and the environment and provides a...

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  • Engineering society elects Army researcher as fellow

    June 15, 2017

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. (June 14, 2017) -- A distinguished engineering society recognized an Army materials engineer for having made "noteworthy invention, discovery or advancements," specifically citing significant achievements in research and development. The American Society of Mechanical Engineers elected Dr. Mark Tschopp, a researcher with the U.S....

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  • Perconti named director of ARL

    June 09, 2017

    Today, the Department of the Army officially announced that Dr. Philip Perconti will be the fifth Director of the U.S. Army Research Laboratory. Since April 2016, Perconti had been serving ARL as its acting director when Dr. Thomas Russell was reassigned to the position of Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Army for Research and Technology. ARL consists...

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Last Update / Reviewed: October 20, 2017